Michael Lewis’s argument for laziness


Bestselling author Michael Lewis has a theory on success: Cherish leisure. By embracing an attitude that emphasises a kind of laziness, Lewis has found he can focus his efforts where they matter, as Minda Zetlin reports for Inc. magazine. Lewis says that because he hasn’t made himself constantly busy, he is left with the time to pursue the ideas that have become his books, such as Moneyball and The Big Short. “My laziness serves as a filter,” Lewis says. But the key may also be that he embraces good ideas when they arrive, putting years of work into many of his projects.

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